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Surprise, TNT-HD shows Gone with the Wind and no stretch-o-vision


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#1 ONLINE   RAD

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Posted 02 September 2007 - 08:20 AM

It's nice to see that TNT can turn off the stretch-o-vision every now and then.

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Posted 02 September 2007 - 02:48 PM

Was it still presented in 16:9 Format?

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Posted 02 September 2007 - 02:52 PM

Was it still presented in 16:9 Format?

No, 4:3, or what looked like it, not 16:9.

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Posted 03 September 2007 - 07:02 PM

That's weird.

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Posted 04 September 2007 - 05:24 AM

GWTW was not filmed widescreen. Widescreen was not widely used in 1939.

And it looked very good Sunday morning.

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Posted 04 September 2007 - 08:18 PM

I thought we presented GWtW pretty well. It looked good through QC and looked pretty good on the air.
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Posted 04 September 2007 - 08:27 PM

I thought we presented GWtW pretty well. It looked good through QC and looked pretty good on the air.


I think the vast majority of folks would like it if you showed all your 4:3 material that way vs. playing with the aspect ratio.

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Posted 04 September 2007 - 08:30 PM

Well it is a very complicated issue that involves way too many people with powers of decision. Television is not easy ya know.
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Posted 04 September 2007 - 08:34 PM

Well it is a very complicated issue that involves way too many people with powers of decision. Television is not easy ya know.


yea... they should call it the "smart box" not the "idiot box"

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Posted 05 September 2007 - 05:48 AM

Very true....since the first "widescreen" (CinemaScope) movie was "The Robe" in 1953.


Yes, but there were widescreen films before CinemaScope. GWTW was not one of them, however.

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